I think I should click something wrong on a porn website, because now the security tool is popping up a security message saying there is a threat on my computer now, it is Crypt3.AHNF. Later, I check it online and learn that it is a kind of Trojan horse. I am very shocked and feel panic, because as I know Trojan horse has a strong ability to destroy computer operating system, and I am worried about my computer. It is new and helps me a lot on my work. If it is broken and I have to buy a new one, it will be over my budget. It is urgent to remove this Trojan horse now, but I don’t know much about computer. Please help!
A Description of Trojan.Crypt3.AHNF Virus
Why Trojan.Crypt3.AHNF is so horrible for people? From the name of this virus, we can make sure that it must be a variant of Trojan horse, and as we all know that Trojan horse is very stubborn and aggressive and has a strong ability to disorder computer setting and finally crash it down. It mainly attacks computers running Windows operating system including such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. It can usually bypass the detection of the security program and enter your computer without your knowledge. It can also conduct more destructive actions on your computer. For example, it modifies your system settings to disguise itself as a system process to conduct some malicious actions; it hijacks your browsers and redirects you to malicious websites and unwanted pop-up ads to trick you to click to bring more infections; it may lurk on networking in form of hidden pages or some normal files, and when you visit those malware webpages or download files, it will attack your network and change your DNS to block your access to Internet; it always looks for security vulnerabilities to attack PCs and bring other viruses into your computer to make further damage to your computer. There is no doubt that this Trojan horse is a big threat to your PC system. So you should take prompt actions to remove it from your computer once it is found.
Even though Trojan.Crypt3.AHNF can be detected by some antivirus programs or security tools, actually those antivirus programs are not perfect and effective to delete Trojan horse completely. It has ability to root deeply and firmly in your system, and it develops and updates its files and routines every day. It changes its code day by day even more frequently; no antivirus can keep pace with it to remove it. Once it is on your computer, it will first plant one or several small and malicious rootkits or files into your operating system, and those rootkits can give your system false commands or instructions. If the operating system receives those wrong commands and follows its instructions to run, some programs on your computer will run in disorder or even can’t operate anymore. And you will find that your PC will take a long time to turn on or shut down after being attacked by this virus, some of them may even get the blue or black screen of death frequently which can further damage the computer hardware as well.Therefore, to remove this Trojan horse earlier means to save your computer earlier.
Some Traits about Trojan.Crypt3.AHNF Virus
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive.
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.
-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS
There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of Trojan.Crypt3.AHNF virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.
>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.
>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.
>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the virus locate. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).
>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Trojan.Crypt3.AHNF virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Since Trojan.Crypt3.AHNF can change its code day by day even more frequently; no antivirus can keep pace with it to remove it. It needs and only can be removed manually so that it is completely kicked off from your computer. Once your computer is infected by this Trojan horse, it will performs various attacks to corrupt your system files and weaken the security shelter of the infected computer. It will modify all your key registry settings as well as disable your firewall because of its root-kit. And the CPU usage percentage will be higher than before, which will be able to cause constant system freeze. Therefore,this Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you find it on your computer.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 5:37 am